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Game schedule announced for U-17 Women's Pan American Championship

October 9, 2019

Oklahoma City, OK - - Game schedule announced for U-17 Women's Pan American Championship



Game schedule announced for U-17 Women's Pan American Championship

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October 9, 2019
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OKLAHOMA CITY — The official game schedule for the U-17 Women's Pan American Championship has been revealed. Held October 11-19 in Barranquilla, Colombia, a total of 33 games will be played across nine days as participating countries battle it out to qualify for the 2020 World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup.
 
Click here to view the complete schedule for the Pan American Championship
 
The 10 participating countries have been drawn into two groups. Competing in Pool A, Team USA begins pool play on October 11 at 1 p.m. CT against No. 20 Peru. The U.S. is also slated for matchups against No. 14 Brazil on October 12 at 4:30 p.m. CT, No. 5 Mexico on October 13 at 4:30 p.m. CT, and No. 25 Argentina on October 15 at 11:30 a.m. CT.
 
Following the conclusion of pool play, the top three finishers will advance to the Super Rounds for a six-team, round-robin schedule. The top two teams from the Super Rounds will compete for the Pan American Championship Final on October 19 at 6 p.m. CT while the third and fourth-place teams will compete for the Bronze Medal. 

Led by Kyla Holas (Pasadena, Calif.), the 15-athlete roster was announced in September following selection by the Women’s National Team Selection Committee (WNTSC). Joining Holas on the coaching staff are Becky Snow (Albany, N.Y.) and Ernie Yarbrough (Owasso, Okla.).

For updates on the USA Softball National Team program and events throughout the 2019 season visit www.USASoftball.com.
 
About USA Softball
USA Softball (USAS) is a 501(c)(3) not-for profit organization headquartered in Oklahoma City, Okla., and is designated as the National Governing Body (NGB) of Softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee. One of the nation’s largest sports organizations, USAS sanctions competition through a network of Local Associations, which includes all 50 states and select metro associations.  USAS is dedicated to providing people of all ages the opportunity to play the game they love at a variety of levels by offering recreational, league, tournament and competitive play for fast pitch, slow pitch and modified pitch.  USAS annually conducts thousands of tournaments throughout the country including over 100 National Championships.  The USAS umpire program is among the nation’s largest and are widely known as the best trained umpires in the game. 

As the NGB for the sport of softball, USAS is responsible for training, equipping and promoting the six USA Softball National Teams that compete in events such as the Olympics, Pan American Games, World Championships and other international and domestic events. For more information on USAS, including its founding and history as the Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA), please visit, www.USASoftball.com.

About the World Baseball Softball Confederation 
Headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland -- the Olympic Capital -- the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) is the world governing body for baseball and softball. WBSC has 208 National Federation and Associate Members in 135 countries and territories across Asia, Africa, Americas, Europe and Oceania, which represent a united baseball/softball sports movement that encompasses over 65 million athletes and attracts approximately 150 million fans to stadiums worldwide annually. 
 
The WBSC governs all international competitions involving official National Teams. The WBSC oversees the Premier12, World Baseball Classic, Baseball World Cups, Softball World Cups and Softball World Championships, as well as baseball and softball events at the Olympic Games.
 
For more information, visit www.wbsc.org, which is available six languages: English, French, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and Traditional Chinese.

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